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Navy removes commander of 7th Fleet following string of accidents Navy removes commander of 7th Fleet following string of accidents
- August 24, 2017

Navy Vice Admiral Aucoin was removed on Wednesday - two days after the USS John S McCain was damaged in a collision with an oil tanker . The fleet is based in Yokosuka, Japan. Carlos Coleman, Medical Service Corps said. In addition, Richardson directed a more comprehensive review of how the Navy trains and certifies its officers to address the " root causes " of the incidents. (more...)
Finnish police arrest 2 more suspects in knife rampage Finnish police arrest 2 more suspects in knife rampage
- August 24, 2017

Vietnam has sent its condolences to Finland after a knife attack last Friday that left two people dead in the country's southwestern city of Turku . It was unclear when they were in Sweden. The suspect, known to Finnish authorities as Abderrahman Mechkah, arrived in Finland in December 2016 to apply for asylum. (more...)
Louise Linton Faces Backlash For Post Louise Linton Faces Backlash For Post
- August 24, 2017

Linton posted a photo with a description of her designer outfit that included the government plane in the background, which "set off a public firestorm", according to CREW. A spokeswoman for Roland Mouret declined to comment on the post and a representative of Hermès could not be reached. Several of Linton's followers took issue with the post. (more...)
Forecasters watching disturbed weather off of Florida Forecasters watching disturbed weather off of Florida
- August 23, 2017

Rainfall from Harvey could cause life-threatening flooding, the National Hurricane Center warned. Environmental conditions are conducive for development, and a tropical depression or tropical storm is very likely to form today or tonight while the low moves northwestward at about 10 miles per hour across the western Gulf of Mexico, possibly reaching the northwestern Gulf coast late Friday. (more...)
Trump speaks to the American Legion Trump speaks to the American Legion
- August 23, 2017

Trump is likely to have the crowd behind him when he hits the stage in Reno. Trump flew in Wednesday morning to Reno to address the American Legion's national convention at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. "Legionnaires and their families will actually be attending three different, but simultaneous, conventions - The American Legion convention, the American Legion Auxiliary convention and the Sons of the American Legion Convention". (more...)
North Korea has demonstrated some level of restraint: Rex Tillerson North Korea has demonstrated some level of restraint: Rex Tillerson
- August 23, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has claimed his aggressive stance on North Korea has worked and its leader Kim Jong-un has started to "respect him". Some of the prominent companies and individuals slapped with sanctions are China-based Dandong Rich Earth Trading Co, Moscow-based Gefest-M LLC and its director, Russian national Ruben Kirakosyan and China and Hong Kong-based Mingzheng International Trading Limited. (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Lifted to Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Lifted to "Overweight" at Atlantic Securities
- August 23, 2017

Johnston Asset Management LLC now owns 874,460 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $94,293,000 after buying an additional 5,090 shares during the last quarter. Thirteen equity analysts rating the company a strong buy, nineteen equity analysts rating the company a buy, four equity analysts rating the company a hold, one equity analyst rating the company a underperform, and finally zero equity analysts rating the company a sell with a one year target of $95.80. (more...)
'I'm Going to Push You': Man Shoves Woman onto Subway Tracks 'I'm Going to Push You': Man Shoves Woman onto Subway Tracks
- August 23, 2017

The woman, who was not identified, was pushed from the northbound platform around 9 p.m. Tuesday, WABC reported . The suspect then took off from the location. She does not know the man who pushed her. The victim, Kamala Shrestha, tells the Daily News that she "didn't want to die" and feels like she "got a new life". (more...)
United Kingdom man tried to comfort Julian amid attack United Kingdom man tried to comfort Julian amid attack
- August 23, 2017

He added: "When I saw that child, I was instantly drawn to that child". He told The Mirror : "He was unconscious, his leg was bent the wrong way, there was blood coming out of his head, I knew it was more than blood". He stayed with the young boy until emergency services came. Police were shouting at him to get away from the street, but Harry couldn't leave the little boy on his own. (more...)
Azerbaijani firefighters continue to battle Georgia wildfires, set up special camp Azerbaijani firefighters continue to battle Georgia wildfires, set up special camp
- August 23, 2017

MES has set-up field tents and field kitchens to ensure prompt and effective activity, proper living conditions and recreation of the ministry's rescue teams. Up to 60 Armenian firefighters and seven fire engines have arrived in Georgia'sBorjomi Gorge to help extinguish the wildfire which broke out four days ago. (more...)
Breitbart Calls Out Trump Flip Flop Afghanistan Stance Breitbart Calls Out Trump Flip Flop Afghanistan Stance
- August 23, 2017

They feel that Trump only latched onto Bannon to curry favour with the extreme right wingers and now they feel used and abused. As Kevin Matthews reported earlier, Bannon will be returning to his old home at Breitbart , where he will once again be able to control content and use the outlet as a propaganda machine for his favorite politician. (more...)
South African court approves rhino horn auction — GRAPHIC IMAGES South African court approves rhino horn auction — GRAPHIC IMAGES
- August 23, 2017

The auction was permitted to go ahead after a ruling by a South African court on Sunday, which ordered the government-which opposes the auction-to allow Hume to proceed. Jones stated that the rhino auction will be fully compliant with national legislation and CITES global protocols as foreign buyers are welcome to buy horn although they may not export it. (more...)
Us Navy Appreciates Malaysia's Help In Sar - Hishammuddin Us Navy Appreciates Malaysia's Help In Sar - Hishammuddin
- August 23, 2017

He said other agencies involved in the SAR operation were the RMN, marine police, and Marine Department of Malaysia. The USS John S. McCain , a guided-missile destroyer, collided with the Alnic MC at 5.24am on Monday (Aug 21) east of Singapore, the US 7th Fleet reported. (more...)
UC Berkeley prof spells 'impeach' in resignation letter to Trump UC Berkeley prof spells 'impeach' in resignation letter to Trump
- August 23, 2017

He's stepping down as a science envoy to the Americas, a position he accepted in 2010 under then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to a curriculum vitae posted on a UC Berkeley website . Spokespeople for the White House and the State Department could not immediately be reached for comment, nor could Kammen. "Examples of this destructive pattern have consequences on my duties as Science Envoy". (more...)
Drone footage shows massive blaze in southern Russian city Drone footage shows massive blaze in southern Russian city
- August 23, 2017

Private homes on an area of about 10,000 square meters were hit by the blaze. Although strong gusty winds and high density housing hampered the operation, the fire has been fully contained, TASS reported. The Emergency Situations Ministry said on August 22 that the blaze, which broke out in a residential area in the center of the city on the afternoon of August 21, was extinguished shortly before 6 a.m . (more...)
RJD calls for ED probe into Srijan scam, demands Nitish's resignation RJD calls for ED probe into Srijan scam, demands Nitish's resignation
- August 23, 2017

In the posters, Tejashwi Yadav is dressed up as "Bahubali", the lead character of Bollywood movie with the same name with a quote "Jiya ho Lalu ke Lal (Long live Lalu's son)" written on it. Meanwhile Lalu, flanked by Tejashwi and senior party leader Jagdanand Singh, alleged "the prime minister's visit on August 26 is aimed at foiling the RJD rally the next day". (more...)
Trump again signals he'll pardon Joe Arpaio - but not yet Trump again signals he'll pardon Joe Arpaio - but not yet
- August 23, 2017

Coming a week after Trump offered his most unequivocal praise yet of the organized white supremacists who have backed him for the last two years, his floating the possibility of pardoning a flagrant racist seems altogether fitting. The senator is now in an escalating feud with the president - a spat that illustrates the upside-down world of Republican politics heading into the 2018 elections. (more...)
'Extremely Disturbing': Clapper Questions Trump's Fitness for Office After Rally 'Extremely Disturbing': Clapper Questions Trump's Fitness for Office After Rally
- August 23, 2017

During CNN's coverage of President Trump's speech in Phoenix, CNN National Security Analyst James Clapper , who served as the Director of National Intelligence under President Obama, questioned President Trump's fitness for office and suggested the president might be looking for a way out and could be a threat to national security. (more...)
U.S. envoy backs fresh ceasefire in east Ukraine - International U.S. envoy backs fresh ceasefire in east Ukraine - International
- August 23, 2017

The two officials will discuss the situation in Ukraine more than three years after the pro-Moscow government of Viktor Yanukovych was toppled and conflict broke out in the country's east between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. (more...)
Backstage News on WWE's Current Main Event Plan For WrestleMania 34 Backstage News on WWE's Current Main Event Plan For WrestleMania 34
- August 23, 2017

See page 2 for detailed results. It appears that we know what the WrestleMania 34 main event will be. - Enzo Amore's backstage heat has got even worse. The Raw after SummerSlam traditionally does well, but this was a rare occasion of beating the same number from the year before as last year's show did 3.30 million viewers. (more...)
Nice Spy Lady Has Genius Plan to Kick Trump off of Twitter Nice Spy Lady Has Genius Plan to Kick Trump off of Twitter
- August 23, 2017

She needs to make at least $1 billion to take control of Twitter; since she started asking for money on August 16, Wilson has managed to bring in less than $3,000. " It's time to shut him down ". He nearly did it once before, when he had the Pentagon on high alert for nine minutes that he was about to declare war on North Korea. (more...)
Musical VR Project Announced by LCD Soundsystem Musical VR Project Announced by LCD Soundsystem
- August 23, 2017

Anyone visiting the experience's website with a capable device can switch to VR mode, and enjoy it as a spectator or even participant. Dance Tonite was created by artists Jonathan Puckey and Moniker in collaboration with the Data Arts Team , a specialized team within Google exploring the ongoing dialog between people and emerging technologies. (more...)
Trump playing 'bad cop' in NAFTA negotiations Trump playing 'bad cop' in NAFTA negotiations
- August 23, 2017

Even Trump's own chief trade official tried to downplay the significance of Trump's latest remarks. Less than a week into NAFTA renegotiations, President Trump has cast doubt on the future of the trade agreement. He noted, though, that NAFTA has benefited many Americans, such as farmers, and said the U.S., Canada and Mexico have a strong friendship. Later today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address reporters in Quebec. (more...)
Steve Bannon imposter tricks Breitbart editor into saying really weird stuff Steve Bannon imposter tricks Breitbart editor into saying really weird stuff
- August 23, 2017

A headline "Trump's "America First" Base Unhappy with Flip-Flop Afghanistan Speech" on Monday night blasted the President's decision to extend the USA military commitment in Afghanistan as a "flip-flop" that "reverses course", reports Politico news. (more...)
European Union citizens in Britain must live under British laws European Union citizens in Britain must live under British laws
- August 23, 2017

In a position paper on Tuesday, the United Kingdom said it will seek an "interim period" as it moves to a new legal arrangement with the European Union as part of Brexit . "The government seems to have belatedly accepted it won't be possible to end the European Union court's influence in the United Kingdom without damaging our free trade and security cooperation", he said in a statement. (more...)